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Our youth should know about the originality of Konkani music

The 200th episode of ‘Moinyali Manchi’, organized by leading Konkani cultural organization Mandd Sobhann was held at Kalaangann, Shakthinagar on Sunday, August 5. The event titled ‘Aput’ meaning pure, enthralled the music lovers with singing from various singers and musicians led by Eric Ozario, Gurkar Mandd Sobhann. Addressing the gathering, […]

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Why is LED Fishing and Bull Trawling still being carried out despite the ban?

Stating that government has failed to enforce ban on LED fishing and bull trawling, Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, demanded with the government to form a House Committee to study as to why LED fishing and bull trawling are still being carried out despite the ban. “It is not a charge, […]


Convert Aguada Jail into a Museum; GTDC sanctioned Rs 25 crore

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo demanded the former central jail at Aguada be converted into a museum. This jail which was constructed during Portuguese era was shut down on  May 30, 2015 after the state commissioned a new facility at Colvale. Speaking on the floor of the House, […]

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Goan football clubs are on the verge of being EXTINCT

Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo drew the attention of the House to how  young emerging talented players were missing out on becoming a professional football player due to lack of opportunities. “The football clubs are on the verge of being extinct, our local youth are restricted to playing […]


Goans are reluctantly giving up Indian citizenship; create more jobs to stop the exodus

Criticizing vehemently his own government for failure to provide jobs to Goan youth, Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, on Monday, said that the issue of unemployment has remained to be ‘unresolved’ in the state. “While Labour and Employment Minister Rohan Khaunte was in the opposition, he used to […]

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Make it mandatory for hotels to fit solar panels

Deputy speaker Michael Lobo on Friday told the legislative assembly that a law should be enacted making it compulsory for new hotels to fit solar panels on their rooftops. He was speaking during a discussion on the frequent power disruptions that have been affecting the state, a topic that prompted […]


Amend Goa Daman and Diu Mineral Concessions Act 1987 to resume mining

Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has demanded the House to pass a resolution urging the Centre for an amendment to the Goa Daman and Diu Mineral Concessions Act 1987 to ensure early resumption of mining in Goa. “Livelihoods of lakhs of Goans dependent on mining activities have been […]

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Govt. has failed to rein in Gau Rakshaks; beef shortage hurting tourism

Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly and BJP MLA Michael Lobo said on Wednesday that the BJP-led coalition government had failed beef eaters by not making it available in the state and not keeping cow vigilantes in check. “Some so-called cow protectors are standing at the border and blocking the […]


Protect Goa’s image on world map; make sports a school subject

While demanding for periodical meetings of Panchayats, Police and Tourism Department, Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Tuesday said that the Tourism Department should take strict measures to protect Goa image on the world map. Lobo also demanded that budget allocation for Tourism is less and should be […]

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Break drug nexus in Goa; Arrest suppliers of contaminated fish

Break drug nexus Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Monday urged that there should be an investigation to check whether the State was being used as transit hub for exporting drugs and demanded that agencies should work together to break the drug nexus. “Recently drugs were seized at […]